Red Cross Honors Local Heroes At CHI Memorial Luncheon

Monday, October 3, 2016

Business and community leaders will come together on Oct. 19 to honor local heroes at the 9th Annual CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon. Randy Boyd, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economics and Community Development, will be the keynote speaker.

Each year, the American Red Cross of Southeast Tennessee honors individuals and groups for acts of great bravery, dedication and service to the community at the Heroes Luncheon, sharing the mission of the American Red Cross and raising the financial funding resources necessary to provide their core humanitarian services.  This year, five individuals will be honored in four categories for their service to the community:

Jeffery Dews, Youth Hero

Officer Aaron Williams, First Responder Hero

Officer Zack Crawford, First Responder Hero

Capt. Mickey McCamish, Military Hero

Randy Boyd, Humanitarian Hero

Commissioner Randy Boyd will be this year’s keynote speaker.  Randy Boyd serves as the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economics and Community Development, which enriches the business and industries within the state of Tennessee. In addition, he is on the Board of several non-profit organizations, and serves as Chairman of the Governor’s Workforce Sub-Cabinet, Rural Taskforce, Launch Tennessee, and the Aviation Task force.

“CHI Memorial is thrilled to support the mission of the American Red Cross at this year’s Heroes Luncheon as we honor those who serve and protect our community,” said Lisa McCluskey, VP of Marketing and Communications at CHI Memorial.  “The American Red Cross plays a vital role in Southeast Tennessee, and we look forward to celebrating their mission on October nineteenth.”

The CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon is Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit redcross.org/realheroes.

The CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon is presented by Chattanooga Times Free Press and WRCB Channel 3. EPB Fiber Optics is a proud supporting sponsor.


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